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2016 Rio Olympics
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016.

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The gold, silver and bronze medals of the 1964 Olympic Winter Games (Olympic Museum). A gold medal is a medal awarded for highest achievement in a non- military field. Its name .... "Interesting Olympic Facts". Retrieved December 12, 2013.

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Jul 18, 2012 ... As it is said, it is every athlete's dream to win an Olympic medal, how many of us are aware of the facts that go into making medals? With 10 ...

www.murderousmaths.co.uk/olympics.htm

Olympic gold medals are actually 92.5% silver! They have a thin covering of 6 grams of gold. Although the medals have to be at least 3mm thick and 60mm wide, ...

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Which nation has the highest Olympic medal count, the secret meaning of gold, silver and bronze, how you could win a medal for epic poetry, and more.

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The 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio start August 5th on NBC. Also known as the greatest compilation of athletes from every country in the world coming ...

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Jul 29, 2016 ... By Karus Chains ..... At Karus Chains we love to write about silver and gold chains for men but even we realize that there are only so many ...

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Olympic Medal Facts - Find out all about Olympic medals, their shape and design ... the awards were standardised to medals of gold, silver and bronze for first, ...

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The last Olympic gold medals that were made entirely out of gold were awarded in 1912. Today's 'gold' medals are actually made of sterling silver and covered ...

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Aug 13, 2016 ... Since 2004, when Phelps won his first Olympic race, only 12 countries have won more golds. Thus, Phelps is No. 13 on the gold-medal list ...